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Stan Swamy's counsel urges HC to monitor probe into his death

The counsel of late jesuit priest Stan Swamy, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case who died earlier this month, urged the Bombay high court on Friday to monitor the magisterial......

TMC MP snatches IT minister's statement on Pegasus, tears it

A Trinamool Congress MP snatched papers from Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday and tore them and faces the prospect of suspension as the Pegasus snooping row turned ugly even......

Pegasus Project: Why I am hesitant to defend the government but must

Snooping is one of the oldest peccadilloes of man, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Indian Youth Congress activists during a protest over the Pegasus issue near Parliament House, July......

BSF, Pak Rangers exchange sweets on Eid, 1st time since 2019

The Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday exchanged sweets at various points along the border on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, the first time since Pakistani side shunned the......

Mamata to visit Delhi amid fresh buzz over anti-BJP front

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to visit New Delhi later this month where she will hold talks with leaders of non-BJP parties, Trinamool Congress sources said on Thursday, amid......

13 years after Singur fiasco, Bengal says Tatas 'most welcome'

Thirteen years after their small car project was forced out of West Bengal following the anti-land acquisition movement in Singur, Industry and IT Minister Partha Chatterjee has said talks are on......

After Amul, Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by Rs 2/ltr

Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy has increased milk prices in Delhi-NCR and other cities by Rs 2 per litre with effect from Sunday on rising input cost. The milk prices were last revised in......

Hiring activity jumps 15% in June

Hiring activity in the country, which was hit by the second COVID wave, bounced back with a 15 per cent growth in June compared to May, according to a report. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com......

Citroen starts home delivery of C5 Aircross SUV

Automaker Citroen on Wednesday said it has commenced home deliveries of C5 Aircross SUV, its first model in the Indian market. The company, which is a part of Stellantis group formed by the merger......

Petrol crosses Rs 100/litre in Delhi, Kolkata

Petrol price on Wednesday crossed the Rs 100-a-litre mark after fuel prices were increased in line with firming international oil trends. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Petrol price was......

'Ray is a hit and miss job'

If Netflix and the film's producers thought they would bring younger audiences to the master's works, they have failed with the experiment, says Aseem Chhabra. IMAGE: Manoj Bajpayee in Ray. In......

'Buddhada was a poet at heart'

'Directors like Buddhada don't tell you, "Do this, do that." They just guide you and you get it right.' Film-maker Buddhadev Dasgupta passed into the ages on June 10. Pavan Malhotra, who worked......

'Dada was like an older brother'

'Buddhada became such a confidante, friend, philosopher and guide in my life.' Deepti Naval in Andhi Gali. Deepti Naval worked in only one film directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta -- Andhi Gali -- but......

Buddhadeb Dasgupta passes away

Photograph: Kind courtesy Deepti Nabal/Instagram Eminent film director Buddhadeb Dasgupta, who had been battling kidney ailments for quite some time, died at his residence in Kolkata early on......

Howrah Bridge lit up to wish Indians for Tokyo Olympics

IMAGE: Howrah Bridge was illuminated on Monday to wish Indian athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: PIB West Benga/Twitter Kolkata's iconic Howrah Bridge on Monday was illuminated to......

'Kohli sets the bar, he wants to be the best'

IMAGE: Virat Kohli celebrates scoring a century during the third Test against England in Nottingham, August 20, 2018. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images   Former India wicket-keeper Dinesh......

Raman backs Shaw to open with skipper Dhawan

IMAGE: 'You need to try and give him as much (many) opportunities as possible for him to get back into form'. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter Former India batsman WV Raman has backed Prithvi Shaw to open......

T20 World Cup 2021: India to face arch-rivals Pakistan in group stage

Photograph: Kind courtesy T20 World Cup/Twitter Arch-rivals India and Pakistan were on Friday placed in the same group for the T20 World Cup as the ICC announced the pools for its flagship event,......

'That's selectors' call': Ganguly on replacement for Gill in England

IMAGE: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly. Photograph: BCCI BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday tried to steer clear of the controversy surrounding the national selectors' decision to not send a......
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